Recently, during a series of conversations around good practices with respect to nonprofit boards, my question to a group of leaders of foundations and nonprofits was: “What do you think lends itself to good governance in practical terms?”
The reason India’s nonprofit sector is booming is due to its significant social challenges – myriad issues are plaguing the country’s growth such as clean water, sanitation, and cleanliness to healthcare, education and unemployment.
However, this can change if leaders of development sector organisations can present a mission-driven strategy, strong governance and a robust operational mode.
A... read more
The social impact space has garnered much ‘limelight’ over the years; becoming a preferred career avenue. As the sector has opened itself to new business models, solving significant development challenges, it has into led to the inclusion of more and more professionals entering the space from other sectors, or contemplating the same.
However, many find the sector to be closed, hard to get in or are clueless... read more
By Dr Vandana Nadig Nair
The social sector is about people. The people we serve, the people who serve. Thus, there is a clear need to focus on attracting more good talent into the sector and developing leadership capability within organisations.
We at Phicus Social Solutions, a nonprofit organisation focused on developing organisation, programme and leadership capacity within the social sector—wanted... read more
This article was originally published in India Development Review. You can read the original piece here.
By Shubh Sharma
Corporate and private wealth are becoming the new drivers of development in India. Given the volume of money at their disposal, they are increasingly shaping development... read more
Technology giant Apple announced on January 22nd that it would support the Malala fund – lead by Nobel prize winner Malala Yousafzai. The fund focuses on advocating 12 years of free, safe and quality education for girls.
In a first, this will be the first time Malala fund will have a partner,... read more
Annual Status Education Report (ASER) 2017 was released on January 16, 2018. Titled ‘Beyond basics’ – the report focused on youth who fall under the 14-18 age group moving beyond the elementary school age.
‘The report has attempted to look ‘beyond basics’ and explore a broader set of domains... read more
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